Does serious full-body workouts with free weights, boxing, Olympic lifts, carrying and pulling heavy weights across the room.
Raised by a hippie mother who prided herself on being "au naturel".
Grew up in Bedford, New York.
Has dual citizenship (USA and Germany).
Collects paintings by Woodstock, New York artist Justin Love. Love is also a friend of hers.
She made Maxim magazine's "Hot 100" list in 2002, voted one of the most watchable women in entertainment
Wrote an unpublished novel about a 21-year-old woman in 1911 Scotland, whose husband committed suicide.
Her father, Eberhard, was a German corporate attorney. Her mother, Lisa, once wrote for the soap, "The Guiding Light" (1952). The two divorced when Elisabeth was 8 or 9.
She was born in Germany, but her parents moved back to New York before she turned 1 year old.
She studied Writing and European History at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York
Elisabeth Rosen: Our goal as women should be to discover who we are and not who we think we should be or who the world wants us to be. It's not our responsibility to be arm candy!
Elisabeth Rosen: On her serious weight-lifting workouts: "I'm not a waif-like girl, and I like that. Never mind dainty: There's nothing even remotely ladylike about a squat."
Elisabeth Rosen: I somehow believed that a gym membership went along with being vain. And if you were vain, you were probably the type to judge people and not much fun to be around.
Elisabeth Rosen: Where I grew up [Bedford, New York], they put you on a horse right after they put a silver spoon in your mouth.
Elisabeth Rosen: The fitter I get, the more I think about playing superheroes!